FM21 PC & Xbox Editions coming to Xbox Game Pass

March looks set to be a huge month for sports games fans, with Football Manager 2021 coming to Xbox Game Pass.

NBA 2K21 is also coming to Game Pass this month, while Madden 21 and NHL 21 are joining EA's subscription service EA Play.

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Find out more about FM21 and Xbox Game Pass below.

Release Date

Football Manager 2021 will arrive on Xbox Game Pass on Thursday, 4 March.


As you can see, there are several major sports titles to be made available this month, so take your pick.



Both Football Manager 2021 PC and Xbox Editions are to be made available, meaning no one misses out.

The PC version is solely available on PC, while the Xbox Edition can be played on both PC and Xbox consoles.

Xbox Game Pass price

Xbox Game Pass costs $9.99 / £7.99 a month, giving you access to over 100 console games that are regularly updated, plus exclusive discounts and deals.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate costs $14.99 / £10.99 a month, offering you can over 100 games on console, PC and Android mobile devices.

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You also receive in-game perks, play games via the cloud on your Android device, and includes Xbox Live gold - meaning it's cheaper than paying for both the standard Game Pass and Xbox Live separately - as well as EA Play.

That EA Play subscription will become more fruitful soon with Madden 22 and NHL 22 being added to the library.


Why should you play?

Football Manager is an evergreen game, so it does not matter that it has been out for months.

The most complex and in-depth football manager game available, you choose your own story whether it's taking a low league team to the top, or maintaining a giants' dominance (yes, we will judge you for managing PSG).

FM21 brings the footballing world to life right in front of you by including all the latest news and data to enhance your gaming experience.

This means that even in your virtual football managing career, Coronavirus and Brexit are still a nuisance.

Also on Game Pass

As you can see above, it is a massive month of sporting titles on Xbox Game Pass.

If Madden 22, NHL 22, and NBA 2K21 don't tickle your fancy, then Star Wars Squadrons could be the way to go, that is if you aren't already playing Football Manager.